Union Post 35 Senior American Legion baseball team wins one game in last week’s State Finals

Concludes outstanding championship summer season with overall record of 20-5

The Union Post 35 Senior American Legion baseball team did well to win one game in State Finals competition that took place last week at Moody Park in Ewing. Union qualified for the first time since 2005, advancing after finishing as the runner up in District 2 at C0mmunity Park in North Brunswick. Brooklawn Post […]

Union County Senior American Legion baseball champ Union 35 advances to State Finals for first time since 2005; Is District 2 runner up

Will face District 3 champion Brooklawn 72 Sunday at Moody Park in Ewing

Sparked by a three-hitter tossed by right hander Jonathan Brignoni, the Union Post 35 Senior American Legion baseball team advanced to the state finals for the first time in eight years. Brignoni, in a complete-game effort, struck out 12 and walked four to help lead Union 35 to a 5-1 triumph over Haddon Heights 262 […]

High School Baseball Development League allows teams to play together during the summer; 64 teams from 4 counties involved this year

Union-Essex seniors champs included Gov. Livingston in American Division and Columbia in National, while the juniors champs were Westfield in both the American and National divisions

With the slow dissolving of American Legion baseball in New Jersey caused by the competition of so many other leagues that are now available to players of all different skill levels, high school head coaches Chris Roof, Dan Mondelli and assistant Ralph Yezza decided that it was time for a change. What they wanted for […]

Union County All-Stars thwarted in comeback Snapple Bowl bid; Union’s Carter stands out at QB

Victory at Kean by 30-28 score gives Middlesex County All-Stars 12-8 series lead

  UNION – Doug Carter willed the Union All-Stars down the field in the final minutes to make this one of the more dramatic Snapple Bowls in some time. The Union County quarterback got them into the end zone. He needed to get them into the end zone one more time to put the game […]

Union County high school football schedules for upcoming 2013 season here; Scrimmage schedules also included

With July soon to turn into August, it’s time to start thinking high school football. Below are the high school schedules for all 17 Union County football playing schools. The season will commence on Thursday, Sept. 12 for 15 Union County teams and Saturday, Sept. 14 for the other two. The high school season kicks of Friday, Sept. […]

Roselle Park standouts get another chance at victory as Union County All-Stars in 20th annual Snapple Bowl; Gridiron clash kicks off Thursday night at Kean

Metellus, Kurywczak, Johns, Bianchi, Romero excited to be playing together one more time

WESTFIELD – John Schinestuhl threw the first touchdown pass in Snapple Bowl history 19 years ago after leading the Roselle Park Panthers to back-to-back 11-0 records and North 2, Group 1 championships during the 1992 and 1993 seasons. Last December, Roselle Park reached its first North 2, Group 1 final since the days when players […]

First Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame class announced; Inductees include former baseball stars Santorini, Maddox; football greats Kubin, D’Addio, Stewart, Ferroni; professional bowler Kulick and coaches Shallcross, LeMatty, Rettino

Initial dinner is Monday, Nov. 25 at Galloping Hill Caterers in Union

UNION – There have been many athletes over the years that have risen to the occasion to lead Union High School athletic teams to their ultimate goals. Those distinctions were seeing the Farmers win numerous state and county championships and do it in a manner that made Union Township proud. Now the most very elite […]

Former East Orange Campus assistant Williams named new Roselle football coach

Was Jaguars' defensive coordinator; is a 1989 Clifford Scott grad

Unlike the three previous head football coaches at Roselle, James Williams comes in never having coached a game at Arminio Field before. Williams, officially hired at Tuesday night’s Roselle Board of Education meeting, is coming in as an assistant and will be a head coach for the first time – like his predecessors. However, his […]

Here’s a look at the Union County Conference baseball, softball champs for the league’s first 4 years

Here’s a look at the Union County Conference baseball and softball champions for the first four years of league play (2010-2013): UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS 2013 Watchung: Cranford Mountain: Dayton Valley: Summit 2012 Watchung: Cranford Mountain: Dayton Valley: New Providence 2011 Watchung: Cranford Mountain: Union Catholic Valley: Roselle Park 2010 Watchung: Scotch Plains Mountain: […]

Elizabeth’s Temple-bound Walker helps lift North football All-Stars to historic victory

Squad scores event-high 54 points to even series at 16-16-2

UNION – For one player – Elizabeth’s Phillip Walker – this was just the beginning. For another – Bloomfield’s Javon Santos – this was the end a stellar high school football career. Walker, on offense, and Santos, on defense, played integral roles in leading the North to a record-setting 54-8 triumph over the South in […]